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Access the Needed Information, Use Information Ethically/Legally, & Evaluate Information - Institution #5

ACRL Standard Advanced
Performance Level  3
Developing
Performance Level 2
Beginning
Performance Level  1
Access the Needed Information Student:
  • Searches and locates websites or journal articles using effective search techniques demonstrated.
  • Finds relevant and diverse information sources for assignment.
  • Demonstrates persistence and ability to refine search when necessary.
Student:
  • Searches and locates websites or journal articles using simple search strategies demonstrated.
  • Finds information with partial relevance and quality for assignment.
Student:
  • Accesses websites or journal articles randomly.
  • Does not apply new techniques demonstrated.
  • Retrieves information that lacks relevance and quality for assignment.
Use Information Ethically and Legally Student:
  • Follows style guide conventions correctly.
  • Citations are mostly complete and accurate.
Student:
  • Follows style guide conventions with errors.
  • Citations have partially correct information.
Student:
  • Does not follow style guide conventions.
  • Citations are not included.
Evaluate Information and its Sources Critically Student:
  • Uses 4-5 of the  points on the comprehensive list of evaluation criteria provided.
  • Provides a reasoned rationale for using information for a given context.
Student:
  • Uses a 2-3 points on the comprehensive evaluation criteria list provided.
  • Provides a limited or incomplete rationale for using information for a given context.
Student:
  • Does not apply the evaluation criteria provided or uses only 1 of 5.
  • Provides no rationale for selecting sources for analysis.